Globalization Quiz

3. What are SAPs?

  1. development projects for women and children

  2. endangered rainforest trees that produce a lot of sap

  3. programs that force governments to spend less money caring for their citizens

  4. Socially Aware Protesters
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Correct Answer: C
Yes, Saps or Structural Adjustment Programs are imposed on Highly-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, as a way to get them to pay back their debts. The scheme involves forcing governments in poor countries to spend less on essential services like health care, education and social services which protect their citizens.

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